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The CDV features a photograph of a print depicting a standing portrait of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in the United States Civil War. In the portrait, Lyon wears his Union Army uniform. He holds his sword in his proper right hand and hat in his proper left.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, inscribed below print: Lyon. recto, below print: Gurney & Son / Photo. N. Y. verso, inscribed at top: Gen Lyon verso, backmark: PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS / J. GURNEY & SON, / 707 / BROADWAY / N. Y.
Carte de visite photographs; Lyon, Nathaniel, -1861
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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